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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a “one-man-band,” shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation’s oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as “Miss Comet” with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She’s a sports “phanatic.” She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she’s not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • scottfire

    Police: Mysterious Shot Could Have Caused Fire

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Scott Hall heard a pop Monday afternoon outside his home in Scott Township. Then, a second that sounded much closer. “That one was loud, it caught me off guard, so I went and looked to see where it was, I  don’t know, it’s kind of scary,” Hall said. What he saw was a plume of white smoke and a red glow on the side of his neighbor’s house on Layton Road near Montdale. “I came out and […]

  • ring_runaround

    Scranton Couple Caught Up in Kay Jewelers Controversy

    SCRANTON — The complaints keep piling up against national jewelry store chain Kay Jewelers. Customers of Kay Jewelers in several states have complained that their jewelry has either become damaged or lost, and now a couple in Scranton say they have had a similar experience with trying to get rings repaired. Nancy Baumann and Alethea Cieciorka of Scranton will celebrate their first wedding anniversary next week. They say their first year of marriage and their engagement were plagued with problems with […]

  • hillary_history

    Enthusiam Grows Where Hillary Has Roots

    SCRANTON — Hillary Clinton makes history being the first woman to be a presumptive Democratic nominee for president. We spoke with women who have long supported Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate. Now that Clinton has secured enough delegates to become the Democratic Party nominee, the supporters we talked to feel like their supporting “one of their own” in more ways than one. If you step inside the office of Lackawanna County Recorder of Deeds Evie McNulty, her support for Hillary […]

  • peoples theater

    Naming Rights Deal for Theater at Lackawanna College

    SCRANTON -- Lackawanna College has announced a naming rights deal for its theater inside its main building in Scranton.

  • scr parking

    Plans to Turn Scranton Parking Authority Over to Nonprofit

    SCRANTON — City leaders announced a new partnership to fix parking problems in Scranton. The city of Scranton announced plans Friday morning to turn over its parking garages and parking meters to a nonprofit company. That company — National Development Council — helps cities across the country with community development projects NDC has been involved in city projects in the past, providing small business loans to businesses in the downtown, but should this deal go through, NDC could manage Scranton’s […]

  • Cathleen Boyer

    Teen Now Charged with Homicide in Stabbing Death

    SCRANTON — A teenager in Scranton in now charged with homicide after police say she killed a young woman over the weekend. Cathleen Boyer, 16, stabbed Kayla VanWert, 18, on Sunday during a fight on McKenna Court, according to investigators. VanWert later died at the hospital. The 16-year-old high school sophomore kept her head down Thursday as she headed into her arraignment to be charged as an adult with criminal homicide. On her way out of her arraignment, Boyer said the stabbing […]

  • garden

    Community Garden Growing in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A community garden in Scranton is growing. There are new additions to the garden in south Scranton aimed at providing fresh produce right from your backyard. Steve Zino has lived in Valley View Terrace Apartments in south Scranton most of his life. With the addition of a community garden there, the view out his front window has vastly improved. “It definitely softens the place up a little bit. We’re surrounded by nature but this is, people can interact […]

  • flip_out

    Gymnasts Left with Nowhere to Land

    JESSUP — Some young gymnasts and their parents say they were blindsided when their gym closed its doors without warning or explanation. Some of those gymnasts were left scrambling to find a place to practice before an upcoming national competition. We talked to several parents who sent their kids to First Class Gymnastics in Jessup. Most of them found out through social media that Tuesday was the last day for First Class. We tracked down the owner of the building […]

  • facebook_fury

    Facebook Feud, Dispute Over Man Led to Deadly Stabbing

    SCRANTON — We are learning more about both the suspect and victim in a deadly stabbing in Scranton. The violence appears to have been fueled by a Facebook fight over a guy. An 18-year-old mother is dead and a 16-year-old high school sophomore will most likely be charged with homicide. That 16-year-old sophomore, Cathleen Boyer, has been charged as an adult with aggravated assault and other charges for an alleged fight turned deadly on Sunday in Scranton’s hill section. There […]

  • david button

    Township Supervisor in Court for Child Sex Abuse Case

    SCRANTON — A township supervisor from Lackawanna County was in court Friday, accused of sexually abusing four children. Three of those four children took the stand at the preliminary hearing. David Button was charged in February with child sex crimes. He’s accused of exposing himself in front of four children and molesting one of them. Button hid from our cameras as he left Lackawanna County Court in Scranton. Button is a township supervisor for West Abington Township, a community of […]

  • lackafuneral

    Forgotten Lives Remembered in Special Funeral Service

    SCRANTON — A Memorial Day tradition may grow out of a funeral held Thursday in Lackawanna County for a dozen people whose remains have gone unclaimed at the county morgue. Several Scranton Prep students are members of a newly formed service group. It’s an unusual service for teens to provide. They help plan funerals for those who can’t afford them. “I reached out to (Lackawanna County coroner) Tim Rowland and I said, ‘do you have something for us to do?'” […]

  • surprise_scholarships

    Lackawanna College Awards Surprise Scholarships

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna College in Scranton offered full scholarships to students Wednesday and took them completely by surprise. Unsuspecting high school seniors showed up to Lackawanna College expecting to be interviewed but received a full ride instead. Lackawanna College has done this for a few years, but they let our camera inside the room Wednesday when the students were surprised with a free education. Anyone who has had an interview for something they really want can appreciate how nervous these students […]


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